Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 2 September 2014

Rescuers locate wreckage of crashed helicopter in Nepal

Rescuers in Nepal have located the wreckage of a helicopter that disappeared over the weekend with 23 people on board, including local and foreign officials.

The helicopter, which had been chartered by the conservation group WWF, disappeared during bad weather in the mountainous east of the country on Saturday.

Those on board include Nepal's Forestry Minister, seven WWF employees, a Finnish diplomat, a US aid worker, as well as Nepalese reporters and the Russian crew.

Nobody is believed to have survived the crash.

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